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Friday, 27 January 2012 11:14

Deep Foundations for Landslides/Slope Stabilization Seminar!

This event is being hosted at the Nashville, TN on August 15-16, 2012. The Deep Foundations for Landslides/Slope Stabilization Committee of the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) is organizing a one and a half day event featuring lectures by industry experts  by industry experts that will include presentations on current technologies, as well as key design concepts and several case histories that illustrate effective application of deep foundations for stabilization of landslides/slopes.

The goal is to present recent and future projects which include challenging slope and landslide repairs with deep foundation methods, from owner perspectives and to have contractors and engineers present new or recent techniques, design and case histories. These presentations should highlight the technical and economical advantages as well as long term maintenance. Complete details of the event as plans progress can be found here!

Source: DFI's Website

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